Caddice fly
Caddice fly Caddice fly (Zo["o]l.), a small mothlike species of trichopterous insect, whose larva is the caddice; it has two pairs of hairy membranous wings and aquatic larvae. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

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  • caddice fly — noun small moth like insect having two pairs of hairy membranous wings and aquatic larvae • Syn: ↑caddis fly, ↑caddis fly, ↑caddice fly • Hypernyms: ↑trichopterous insect, ↑trichopteran, ↑trichopteron …   Useful english dictionary

  • caddice-fly — noun small moth like insect having two pairs of hairy membranous wings and aquatic larvae • Syn: ↑caddis fly, ↑caddis fly, ↑caddice fly • Hypernyms: ↑trichopterous insect, ↑trichopteran, ↑trichopteron …   Useful english dictionary

  • caddice-fly — n.; (also caddis fly) May fly …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Caddice — Cad dice, Caddis Cad dis, n. [Prov. E. caddy, cadew; cf. G. k[ o]der bait.] (Zo[ o]l.) The larva of a caddice fly. These larv[ae] generally live in cylindrical cases, open at each end, and covered externally with pieces of broken shells, gravel,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caddice worm — Caddice Cad dice, Caddis Cad dis, n. [Prov. E. caddy, cadew; cf. G. k[ o]der bait.] (Zo[ o]l.) The larva of a caddice fly. These larv[ae] generally live in cylindrical cases, open at each end, and covered externally with pieces of broken shells,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caddis fly — caddis fly, caddisfly caddisfly . same as {caddice fly}. Syn: caddice fly, caddicefly. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caddis fly — noun small moth like insect having two pairs of hairy membranous wings and aquatic larvae • Syn: ↑caddis fly, ↑caddice fly, ↑caddice fly • Hypernyms: ↑trichopterous insect, ↑trichopteran, ↑trichopteron …   Useful english dictionary

  • caddis-fly — n. (pl. flies) any small hairy winged nocturnal insect of the order Trichoptera, living near water. Etymology: 17th c.: orig. unkn. * * * noun small moth like insect having two pairs of hairy membranous wings and aquatic larvae • Syn: ↑caddis fly …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spring fly — Spring Spring, n. [AS. spring a fountain, a leap. See {Spring}, v. i.] 1. A leap; a bound; a jump. [1913 Webster] The prisoner, with a spring, from prison broke. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A flying back; the resilience of a body recovering its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caddis-fly — n. See caddice fly …   New dictionary of synonyms

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